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Diesel Mechanic Technician

Requisition Id:  357926
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

La Salle, IL, US, 61301

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

Pay, benefits and more.

  • Ability to earn up to $38.36 per hour with experience, Master Certification, and including the night shift differential
  • 2nd or 3rd shift, Monday - Friday
  • Quarterly Tool Allowance
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Perform routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all types of class 7 and 8 diesel equipment, forklifts and trailing equipment
  • Repair or rebuild all or parts of various equipment systems
  • Work in accordance with DOT, EPA, Interstate Authority, OSHA and other rules and regulations
  • Conduct safety inspections on equipment and prepare safety documentation as needed
  • Maintain proficiency with equipment and technologies that enhance productivity
  • Move trailers throughout the property
  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time

 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in general heavy truck repair for commercial fleet operations
  • To obtain EPA HVAC Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certification within 90 days of hire (ASE, MACS or equivalent)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Basic welding skills (Oxy/Acetylene, MIG and ARC)
  • Your own hand tools for tractor-trailer repairs
  • Basic computer skills
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Previous or current ASE certifications
  • Experience with trailer repair, diesel engine system diagnostics and preventive maintenance for tractor technicians
  • Ability to diagnose and repair vehicle air conditioning systems

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and more than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery, including working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

 

Be part of something big.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 
 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  
 

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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